Spotlight on: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Speaker’s Interview in University Publication

On February 5, 2020, The Signal published an interview with Rising Voices of Narcolepsy speaker Sheila Coutts. The Signal is a publication of the University of King’s College School of Journalism in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The work of our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy writers and speakers extends far beyond articles and presentations. The Rising Voices program trains them to be leaders, empowering them with the tools to use their own stories to raise awareness.

Take a moment to read Sheila’s interview, and please share to raise awareness.

About Sheila:

Sheila Coutts is a retired pediatric nurse with an interest in health education and wildlife rehabilitation. She was diagnosed with narcolepsy after 25 years of symptoms. As a trained Rising Voices of Narcolepsy speaker, she is sharing her story to educate others and help bring sleep disorders to the mainstream of society and medicine.

Sheila’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Session

During this broadcast, Sheila Coutts will kick off the new Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series by sharing her inspiring Rising Voices of Narcolepsy presentation.

About Sheila:
Sheila Coutts is a retired pediatric nurse with an interest in health education and wildlife rehabilitation living in Nova Scotia, Canada. She was diagnosed with narcolepsy after 25 years of symptoms. As a trained Rising Voices of Narcolepsy speaker, she is sharing her story to educate others and help bring sleep disorders to the mainstream of society and medicine.

About Rising Voices of Narcolepsy:
To improve public understanding of narcolepsy, Project Sleep’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy program trains people with narcolepsy to share their stories through public speaking and writing with local communities, healthcare providers, news outlets, blogs and beyond. Combining the power of real-life stories with expert communication strategies, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speakers and writers are effectively raising awareness and reducing stigma for all those facing narcolepsy.

Learn more: https://project-sleep.com/rising-voices-of-narcolepsy/

Posted by Project Sleep on Sunday, January 5, 2020

About Rising Voices of Narcolepsy:

To improve public understanding of narcolepsy, Project Sleep’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy program trains people with narcolepsy to share their stories through public speaking and writing with local communities, healthcare providers, news outlets, blogs and beyond. Combining the power of real-life stories with expert communication strategies, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speakers and writers are effectively raising awareness and reducing stigma for all those facing narcolepsy.

Like what you see? Learn about Project Sleep’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy program and check out more content—including articles, interviews, podcasts, and more—here.
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